I will offer you a series of wedding photography articles - tips, tutorials, and general advice for a wedding photography assignment. This series will consist of 5 parts:
Part 1 - Introduction
This is the current article.
Part 2 - Preparing for the Occasion
In this article I will cover the things you need to know and prepare for before you arrive at the wedding. Technical considerations (for example, what kind of camera or lens you need for wedding photography, as well as setting up your equipment); communicating with your clients*; location scouting, etc.
Part 3 - Taking Photos at the Wedding
This will contain a lot of practical information on how to get great wedding photos. Tips on positioning, timing, framing and moving; I will also share with you some of my business secrets on getting the couple and the guests to appear great on the photos. Some brides and grooms are more shy than others, but these tricks guarantee to make even the shyest groom and the most timid bride to look great on the wedding photos.